The Outline

Must reads

Why BTS is in trouble over a t-shirt

Frankie Muniz doesn’t remember the show that made him famous

Write in third person unless a really distinctive first-person voice offers itself irresistibly.

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Tomorrow 140: There’s a time travel scammer in the White House

Tomorrow 139: Blue Midterm Redemption 2

Tomorrow 138: You better vote

Tomorrow 137: A third way

Tomorrow 135: Leah Finnegan, the mother of fear

Tomorrow 132: Casey Johnston takes a bite out of Apple

Tomorrow 131: I’m the cyber and that’s the punk

Tomorrow 130: The resistance of Eoin Higgins

Tomorrow 129: Amanda Hess and the fembot army

Culture

I need TV that lets me fall asleep

The scariest part happens after the ghosts are gone

BAWITDABA

Confusion is the forking point of ‘The Good Place’

You can write a blog about it.

Maybe it’s time to let the old ways die.

Future

A Good Place: The podcast that interviews inanimate objects

The site pushing Facebook’s pet causes sure is doing well on Facebook

You have to work out now, I’m sorry I don’t make the rules

23andme wants to toss a live grenade into your family holiday

Voter beware

Are you a good person who works in tech? Walk out

80K

The number of people who died from the flu in the 2017-2018 season.

$6.8 million

The amount of money that crowdfunding platforms like GoFundMe helped raise for “dubious, possibly unsafe [medical] care” in just two years.

“We expected VR to be two to three times as big as it was, period.”

Power

Why are rich people so weird?

The bear that went from presidential namesake to political pawn

College campuses are far from radical

The super-soldiers of the future might be mentally defective

Can Poland survive its Trump moment?

Even climate do-gooders end up hurting the environment